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British Pétanque Federation


(Note that this does not appear on the BPF website)

During all games the players are expected:

1. To observe the correct uniform dress of the day.

2. To refrain from using foul or abusive language to other players, officials and spectators.

3. To accept without argument the decisions of the Umpire/s.

4. To refrain from drinking alcohol to excess for the duration of the competition.

5. To ensure that no containers, glass or other items (e.g. boule bags), are on the terrain during play.

6. To refrain from smoking on the terrain.

7. To play and abide by the rules of the game as instructed by the Organising Committee and Umpire/s of the day.

8. To ensure that supporters and/or family or friends do not encroach on to the terrain or allow any pets (dogs etc.) to do so during play.

Any player who is found to be in breach of the Code of Behaviour for Players will be considered to be guilty of improper behaviour and liable to the penalties in Articles 37, 38 and 39 of the rules of the game.


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